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Book Information:

Author: William Fulton
Title: Intersection theory
Additional book information: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete 3. Folge · Band 2, Springer-Verlag, 1984, xi + 470 pp., $39.00. ISBN 3-5401-2176-5.

Author: William Fulton
Title: Introduction to intersection theory in algebraic geometry
Additional book information: Regional Conference Series in Mathematics, Vol. 54, American Mathematical Society, 1984, v + 82 pp., $16.00. ISBN 0-8218-0704-8.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Steven L. Kleiman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 137-143
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1985-15319-4
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